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June 2011

Tim Holtz is coming to the Island July 30th and 31st!

We are thrilled to announce that the one and only Tim Holtz will be teaching 4 amazing classes at the Island on Saturday July 30th and Sunday July 31st! These classes are truly unique and jam packed with techniques. There is something for everyone and you don't need to bring anything to class but yourself and your creativity. All of the supplies for each class are included! Check out the photos and descriptions below and call today to sign up. Don't wait, these classes will sell out ! Please note: THERE ARE NO CANCELLATIONS OR KITS AVAILABLE FOR THESE CLASSES!

Sat. July 30: "Creative Blocks" Class, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Cost: $85


Sometimes our creative journey can take us in a direction where we find ourselves at a crossroads - a creative block so to speak. Well this project just might jump start those artful ideas and unlock that inner artist just waiting to emerge. This multi-layered canvas project will showcase techniques using inks, paints, mediums, and beeswax. Explore a whole new way to work with ephemera and dimensional assemblage as we create this unique masterpiece. It's time to prove to yourself that creative blocks are a thing of the past because the journey IS the destination...

Sat. July 30: "Patchwork Pandemonium" Class, 3:30-8:30 pm, Cost: $125


It's BACK! My most requested workshop of all time is back with new techniques, ideas, and inspiration... Discover your inner artistry in this colorful, textured, and very altered workshop. Embrace your creative freedom as you design and embellish patchworks of art. Learn an abundance of techniques and uses for your stash of inks, paints, dies, and embellishments like never before. Create a hanging patchwork grunge piece adorned with ornate and colorful flair. Let your creativity explore the imaginative as you enter the world of patchwork pandemonium...

 Sun. July 31: "Artful Journal" Class, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Cost: $55


Let's face it, we all need our creative outlets...those moments, places, or activities that allow us to express our artful visions, try new things, and embrace our imperfections. I think this small journal is the perfect way to share them so get ready for this session of creativity. Learn techniques using my favorite products from Ranger, idea-ology including Distress Ink, Perfect Pearls Mist, Kraft Resist and more as I share a simple way to create a custom journal. No doubt you'll discover ideas to fill your journal with artful inspiration and tap into your own creative outlets...

Sun. July 31: "Configuration of your Imagination" Class, 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm, $95


 Imagine a place where your creative visions can be displayed for the world to see...the new configurations are perfect! These dimensional and completely customizable shadow boxes can be configured to share your creative thoughts and artful treasures just the way you want. Learn techniques on collaging, layering, inks, paints, and more as you assemble this one of a kind creation. You'll be surrounded with ephemera, trinkets, and found objects to feed your altered desires. The time has come to create the configuration of your imagination that's as unique as you.

**Note: you may bring personal trinkets to add to this project if you wish***